A Colorado conviction for child sexual offenses includes long-term, life-crippling penalties. Beyond imprisonment, an individual with a felony record may be denied education, jobs, credit and housing. Add to that misery a lifetime sex offender registration and supervision.
Criminal defense attorneys are highly aware of the seriousness of sex crime allegations. Lawyers also know evidence against defendants under these circumstances must be clear and convincing, beyond any reasonable doubt, to result in such harsh punishment. Flawed or false accusations can result in dropped or reduced charges, which can make a crucial difference in the years ahead.